The leaders of China and the US reached a consensus to take measures to ease bilateral trade tensions and keep in close contact. Negotiations will be held to bring bilateral trade relations back onto a normal track.
On May 14, after the US insisted on moving its embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem amid worldwide opposition, violence between Palestinian protestors and Israeli soldiers killed 58 Palestinians and injured over 2,700
On Feb 6, Falcon Heavy, the world's most powerful rocket, was successfully launched, carrying a cherry red Tesla toward an orbit near Mars. Being lower in cost and reusable, the launch might possibly mark the start of a new era in space travel.